William Payne Johnson
and Sarah Sally Tackett

William Payne "Mander" Johnson Sr b 31 Aug 1781 Hawkins Co TN d 31 Aug 1839 in Shelby Valley, Pike Co KY buried Frank Tackett Cemetery, Long Fork, Shelby Creek, Pike Co KY; s/o Thomas Johnson Sr and Sarah Greenfield. William Payne Johnson Sr m. about 1805 Hawkins Co TN to Sarah Aley "Sally" Tackett b 1780 d 1817 age 37 years; d/o Phillip Moses Tackett Sr and Sarah Tackett Rice. (Source). Children of William Payne "Mander" Johnson Sr and Sarah Aley Tackett;

1. Mary Polly Johnson b 1796 TN d 1885 Printer, Floyd Co KY at age 89 buried Halbert Cemetery, Floyd Co KY, m. 19 Apr 1821 Floyd Co KY to Booker Mullins b 1795 VA, s/o William "Cooney Bill" Mullins and Ruth Foster. Booker Mullins m. 2nd Polly Elizabeth Hamilton.

2. William Payne Johnson Jr b 25 May 1807 Hawkins Co TN d 5 Mar 1882 Dorton, Pike Co KY. He was a farmer m. 29 Mar 1834 Perry Co KY to Margaret Peggy Bates b about 1815 in VA d 4 Mar 1855 Dorton, Pike Co KY d/o John Wallis Bates and Sarah Walthrop.

3. Robert "Bob" Johnson b 15 May 1809 in KY d 17 Jan 1895 in Speight, KY; m. 11 May 1842 Pike Co KY to Easter Branham b 1824 WV d 30 Jan 1910 Pike Co KY buried Speight, Pike Co KY; d/o William Branham and Charity Gibson. Robert "Bob" Johnson's great grandson, Gad Johnson, remembers him as a tall man. He (Robert "Bob" Johnson) was also a civil engineer who was blind for several years. He owned land in Pike and Letcher County, KY.

4. Nathaniel Johnson b 1810 KY d 17 Jan 1895 in Speight, Pike Co KY.

5. Jacob Johnson b 1810 KY; m. Elizabeth Osborne b about 1820 Russell Co VA d about 1872.

6. Nancy Johnson b 1813 m. 8 Apr 1830 in Pike Co KY to Isaac Burke b about 1807 NC d 3 Dec 1857 Pike Co KY, s/o David Burke (aka Burks) and Rebecca Duncan. (Source)

7. William Varner "Billy" Johnson Jr b 18 Dec 1813 Pike Co KY d 25 Aug 1897 Pike Co KY m. 13 May 1830 Pike Co KY to Matilda "Tillie" Mullins b 1814 Pike Co KY d about 1887 Pike Co KY, d/o Solomon Mullins and Sarah Cathey.

8. Elizabeth "Betty" Johnson b about 1816 KY d 23 Dec 1873 m. 10 Mar 1836 Pike Co KY to William Billy Hall b about 1817 Scott Co VA; s/o Masias Cyrus Hall and Unisiah Branham Smith. William Billy Hall m. (2) to Nancy Osborne.


William Payne Johnson
and Lucy Ann Ayers

William Payne "Mander" Johnson Sr b 31 Aug 1781 Hawkins Co TN d 31 Aug 1839 in Shelby Valley, Pike Co KY buried Frank Tackett Cemetery, Long Fork, Shelby Creek, Pike Co KY s/o Thomas Johnson Sr and Sarah Greenfield. William Payne "Mander" Johnson SR m. (2) to Lucy Ann Ayers (aka Akers) b Ireland? b 1785 NC d 1861 Pike Co KY d/o Ann Allen. Lucy Ann Akers b ? d 1 Jul 1861 and buried Long Fork, Shelby Creek, Pike Co KY d/o Valentine Akers and Frances Branham. Children of William Payne Mander Johnson Sr and Lucy Ann Ayers Akers;

1. Pleasant Johnson b 10 Feb 1819 Floyd Co KY d 30 Aug 1901 m. 5 Feb 1848 Pike Co KY to Anna Burke b 4 Oct 1830 Floyd Co KY d 18 Aug 1902 Pike Co KY, d/o Charles Burke (aka Burks) and Westina Rice.

2. Bailey Johnson b 10 Feb 1821 Pike Co KY d 6 Aug 1876 Pike Co KY; buried William Payne Johnson Cemetery, Long Fork, Pike Co KY; m. 14 Aug 1841 Pike Co KY to Rebecca Johnson b 1823 Pike Co KY d 1875; d/o Elisha J "Red Headed Lish" Johnson and Martha Patsy Tackett.


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